Inspirational Self-help Counselling Quotes

inspirational counselling quoteBelow is a collection of inspirational quotes. You’ll find them positive and inspiring and can use them for self-help counselling. They may help you move forward, reflect, or want to use them for speeches, web sites or cards.  If you want regular updates of my counselling quotes you will find them on my facebook or pinterest. The quotes below are split into motivational quotes, grief quotes, friendship quotes, happiness quotes and counselling quotes.

Motivational quotes

“Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticised anyway.” Eleanor Roosevelt

Don’t wait for someone to take you under their wing. Find a good wing and climb underneath it. Frank Bucaro

The way we do small things, determine the way we do everything. Robin Sharma

“Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it” M.Scott Peck

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow” ~ Albert Einstein

“There is no passion to be found in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” Nelson Mandela

Counselling quotes

counselling relationship driven

“Therapy should be theory driven, but relationship driven” – Yalom

“A smile, a kind word or a small act of kindness…All have the potential to make a person’s day.” – Kyle T.Garrett 

‘Loving others starts with loving myself’. ~ Wayne Dyer

Grief quotes

…love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” -Kahlil Gibran

“Everyone grieves in different ways. For some, it could take longer or shorter. I do know it never disappears. An ember still smolders inside me. Most days, I don’t notice it, but, out of the blue, it’ll flare to life.” Maria Snyder

Isn’t it ironic: We ignore the ones who adore us, adore the ones who ignore us, love the ones who hurt us, and hurt the ones that love us. 

Happiness quotes

Everybody wants happiness, nobody wants pain. But you can’t have a rainbow without a little rain.

There is only one person who can make you happy, and that person is you. David Burns.

There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of themSylvia Plath

Life quotes

‘In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.’ Robert Frost.

Accepting yourself only as long as you look a certain way isn’t self -love. It’s self destruction Laci Green

Children will not remember you for the material things you provided but for the feeling that you cherished them. Richard L Evans 

Instead of spending our lives running towards our dreams,we are often running away from fear of failure, fear of criticism. (unknown)

Forgiveness quotes

#‎forgiveness‬ liberates the soul, it removes fear. That’s why it is such a powerful weapon. –
N. Mandela

Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of future happiness. S. Maraboli

Friendship quotes

A best friend is like a four leaf clover. Hard to find and lucky to have.